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Re: emacs-lisp/cl.el (pushnew): void-variable x

From: Miles Bader
Subject: Re: emacs-lisp/cl.el (pushnew): void-variable x
Date: Tue, 12 Sep 2006 10:55:18 +0900

address@hidden (Kim F. Storm) writes:
>>     But what's the wisdom behind pushnew-internal [we already know that
>>     PLACE is a symbol]?
>> This is in case we someday switch to lexical binding.
>> add-to-list won't work properly on lexical varables.
> Ok, but why does it need a defvar ?

That tells the compiler that pushnew-internal is a special (non-lexical)


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